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SlackEX 14.1 64 bit with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton

Posted 01-10-2014 at 04:20 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I’ve made a new version of SlackEX Linux Live DVD based on Slackware 14.1, released 131107.

NEW FEATURES in version 140110 of SlackEX 14.1
I have replaced kernel 3.11.4-x86_64-exton with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton with support for “extra everything”. KDE is downgraded from version 4.11.1 to version 4.10.5 - latest version i Slackware’s repositories. All other component software is also upgraded to the latest Slackware 14.1 version by now. I may mention in particular GParted...
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A runc script to create a debian repository

Posted 09-07-2013 at 06:25 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-07-2013 at 06:29 PM by rainbowsally (added link)

Today's Features
  • A debian package repository creator.
  • Testing runc as a shell function (direct execution of C/C++ code).

[See also "Run C/C++ code as a script" http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...script-35691/]

I took kubuntu for a spin (installed on an old computer) to see if I could convert it to mint after kubuntu was installed. The kubuntu installer was a little better.. by a mainingful notch, at least for the...
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Ditch Deja Vu Sans Condensed, use Liberation Sans, and be happy

Posted 03-09-2013 at 06:01 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 03-09-2013 at 06:02 PM by the dsc (gruesome spelling mistake)

I used to like the condensed variant of Deja Vu, which is the default font (in the regular variation) for many linux distributions/DEs I guess. I've always disliked the regular variant, I find it too wide, while the condensed is very nice to look at. It's quite a hassle to actually use it everywhere though, either the font is buggy, or the apps that read it are buggy. I think it's the former as other fonts with two "nested subtypes/variants" work (such as liberation). The GUI settings...
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KDE Utils: new.exec, shell-exec (for ENTER & click on executables)

Posted 01-28-2012 at 03:08 AM by rainbowsally

[This post includes some test data showing what's wrong in KDE and a peek into the configuration files for various file types.]

Let's start with a program that writes programs. This is 'new.exec'.

file: new.exec (executable)
purpose: create a skeleton of a clickable shell program with an 'exec' extension.
Code:
#!/bin/sh
# creates a new exec file named $1.exec that does $2

name_exec="$1.exec"
cd_here='cd `dirname
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KDE Utils: cleanup, hlp

Posted 01-23-2012 at 07:16 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 01-23-2012 at 07:19 AM by rainbowsally

Features:
  • Cleanup old backup files quickly with feedback on operations being done.
  • Outstanding doc viewer that doesn't tie up your terminal.
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See the link below for the "how and why" to install these as symlinks in your HOME/bin folder. Need functions for 'browse', 'launch', 'tofile'? It's all here.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-tofile-34376/
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